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President Buhari At 75: Why God Sustained Him – FE

Sunday, December 17, 2017
Let me begin by telling a story. On June 1, 2015, the day I resumed work as adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, he had admonished me, ldquo;Adesina, always tell me the truth. That is what I want from you. In this type of position I have found myself, it is very easy not to be told t ...

Turning Your Talkative Nature into Strength, 5 Ways to do it.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
At junior high school, I prayed to God to heal my talkative nature. I realized I was always talking and that was my weakness because I ended up offending many people and at the long run, feeling so bad. But I realized the more I was saying that prayer, the more I was talking because that was me I ...

How Obasanjo Destroyed Good Leaders That Could Have Served And Saved Nigeria.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
Murtala Mohamed was determined to break up Nigeria. His coup of July 28,1966 was aimed at pulling out the North from Nigeria until other variables intervened. By the time he assumed office as Head of State in August 1975 after the July 30, 1975 coup that ousted General Yakubu Gowon, Mohamed was ...

Atiku Abubakar in the ring again

Saturday, December 16, 2017
There is nothing wrong with Atiku Abubakar leading this nation by 2019 except his age. Sincerely, my only reservation for his candidacy is this age factor as Nigerians can 39;t afford another medical tourism. However, despite his leadership qualities, national acceptance and socioeconomic savvy ...

Not Too Young To Run - Nigerian Senate's Golden Gift

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Nigerian Senate gets a lot of flak from young Nigerians, especially in the social media space. Interestingly, on Twitter, there is a Qatari businessman called Nasser Al-Saadi whose handle is @NASS, who is regularly at the receiving end of frank, unsavoury and angry opinions from Nigerians wh ...

The Historic Igbo/yoruba Handshake: The Key To Southern Unification

Thursday, December 14, 2017
I have said it before and it bears repeating now, the day Ndigbo and the Yoruba decide to bury the very destructive but senseless rivarly between them and forge a common front on issues of common interest, that is the day the TheChildrenOfTheSouth and indeed the whole of Nigeria will experience ...

PDP Convention: Is the game already over for the party?

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, has come and gone. But echoes from that convention, (which was to elect the key officers for the PDP), will follow the party to 2019. The campaign for the cha ...

Buratai: That PMB’s  “wiz-man”  On Counter Insurgency 

Thursday, December 14, 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari knows the appealing burden of leadership. Anywhere a leader finds him, there are huge responsibilities and enormous expectations, no matter how infinitesimal the position entrusted to him. Buhari knows a leader who sets his eyes on honest and dedicated leadership f ...

Phcn Privatization And The Irony Of Expectations

Thursday, December 14, 2017
When the immediate past administration concluded the privatization project that began with 2004 power sector reform, many Nigerians were happy hoping that the era of darkness was finally over. These supposed halcyon days ending ugly dark past were to begin in 2013, with the formal handover of pu ...

Ayo Fayose, Clement Watershed And The Christmas Cloth Invective Tirade.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
I met Clement Watershed recently at a Seminar on Business Management in London. He is the young owner of ldquo;Watershed Confectionaries rdquo; in Manchester, who studied Political Economy at the University of Westminster. Beyond his reputation as a successful entrepreneur, Watershed is also an ...

POVERTY as a Killer of Democracy

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Professor John Keane contributed to scholarship by writing a book he stylishly titled: The Life and Death of Democracy . In one of the chapters he delved extensively into the deep reverence the Athenians gave to their deities and copiously reported about the public execution of one of the W ...

David Nweze Umahi: A Confirmed Achiever And Anti-corruption Czar

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The events which took place on 11th December in the Ladi Kwali hall, Sheraton Hotel and Towers Abuja remind me of one of my most prized possessions as a little boy which was a book I found in the library of my uncle and our sage, Chief Peter Igwe Eze, of blessed memory. The book, MONEY HARD TO GET ...

Government Is Fighting Corruption Not From The Source.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The government approach in the current graft war is symptomatic and not systemic. In other words, the fight is shallow as it does not address situation that breeds corruption. Actually, for this kind of war to be successful, there is a need to think out of the box and trace this monster to its v ...
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